flufl.password - Password hashing and verification

This package is called flufl.password. It provides for hashing and verification of passwords.


flufl.password requires Python 2.6 or newer, and is compatible with Python 3.


A simple guide to using the library is available within this package, in the form of doctests. The manual is also available online in the Cheeseshop at:

Project details

The project home page is:

You should report bugs at:

You can download the latest version of the package either from the Cheeseshop:

Of course you can also just install it with pip:

% sudo pip install flufl.password

You may want to use virtualenv instead of installing the package into the system Python.

You can grab the latest development copy of the code using Bazaar, from the Launchpad home page above. See http://bazaar-vcs.org for details on the Bazaar distributed revision control system. If you have Bazaar installed, you can grab your own branch of the code like this:

$ git clone git://gitorious.org/flufl-password/flufl-password.git

You may contact the author via barry@python.org.

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